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Jan Savitt

Jan Savitt (born Jacob Savetnick; September 4, 1907 – October 4, 1948), known as "The Stokowski of Swing", from having played violin in Leopold Stokowski's orchestra, was an American bandleader, musical arranger, and violinist.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 4th, 1907 (Shumsk), Died October 4th, 1948 (Sacramento)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, leader, arranger, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 147 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-84509 10-in. 9/20/1934 You're haunting me Jan Savitt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017060 10-in. 11/17/1937 My heaven on earth Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017061 10-in. 11/17/1937 Am I in another world Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017062 10-in. 11/17/1937 You started something Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017063 10-in. 11/17/1937 The gypsy in my soul Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017064 10-in. 11/17/1937 I live the life I love Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017065 10-in. 11/17/1937 A kiss for consolation Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021185 10-in. 3/18/1938 Moonshine over Kentucky Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021186 10-in. 3/18/1938 Bewildered Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021187 10-in. 3/18/1938 Stop! And reconsider Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio director  
Victor BS-021188 10-in. 3/18/1938 Lovelight in the starlight Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021189 10-in. 3/18/1938 The week end of a private secretary Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021190 10-in. 3/18/1938 Something tells me Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023220 10-in. 5/13/1938 My Margarita Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023221 10-in. 5/13/1938 Why's ya make me fall in love? Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio director  
Victor BS-023222 10-in. 5/13/1938 Sweet and tender Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023223 10-in. 5/13/1938 Dust Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with sound effects (take 1); jazz/dance band (take 2) director  
Victor BS-023224 10-in. 5/13/1938 I got a guy Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023225 10-in. 5/13/1938 It's the little things that count Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023592 10-in. 6/17/1938 Fol-da-rol-dol-dol Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023593 10-in. 6/17/1938 'Sgood enough for me Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023594 10-in. 6/17/1938 We, the people Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio director  
Victor BS-023595 10-in. 6/17/1938 So lovely Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023596 10-in. 6/17/1938 Hi-yo silver Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023597 10-in. 6/17/1938 When twilight comes Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
(Results 1-25 of 147 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Savitt, Jan," accessed November 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103943.

Savitt, Jan. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103943.

"Savitt, Jan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103943

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